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Undergraduate Applications

Full-time Applications

Applications for full-time undergraduate courses at the University of Lincoln are made through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) and should reach them between 1st September and 15th January prior to the year of entry (If you are an international applicant you can apply up to 30 June).

There is provision for late applications up to 30 June, but only if suitable vacancies remain. The UCAS website will advise on course vacancies at the point of application.

Apply for a full-time undergraduate course via UCAS    

Remember to read our guide to Filling in Your Personal Statement.

Further guidance and information is available on the UCAS website or you can contact the UCAS Customer Service Team on 0871 4680468.

If you are currently studying at a school or college, advice on the application process will be available from your tutor. Other applicants can seek advice from their local careers advisory service.

Part-time Applications

Part-time applications should be made directly to the University using the downloadable application forms below and are welcomed from September onwards. Part-time applications are not made via UCAS.

Part-time and direct application form (MS Word) 

Entry Requirements

The University of Lincoln accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry. The required tariff for each course can be made-up from various qualifications including A/AS Level, BTEC and many other specialist awards. In addition, all applicants must have at least 3 GCSEs at grade C or above (or the equivalent) including English language. GCSE requirements for some courses may be higher. Please see individual course pages for full details.

The UCAS web site lists all qualifications for the various awards. 

Please contact our student administration team if you need further information about entry requirements on +44 (0)1522 886097 or by email at

International Applications

The University accepts a wide-range of international qualifications. Country-specific information is available on the International section of our website.

Mature Student Applications

The University welcomes applications from mature students and will give careful consideration if you do not meet the standard entry requirements. The University will take into account any alternate qualifications or work experience that you may have.

Work Based Distance Learning (WBDL)

The work based distance learning admission process is straightforward and each student application is handled by a dedicated student enrolment advisor.

For more information on how to apply for Work Based Distance Learning courses, visit the WBDL website.

Additional Information

Student Admissions Terms and Conditions (PDF)

Accreditation of Prior Learning Policy - Guidelines for Applicants (.doc)

How to apply - Frequently Asked Questions

Filling in Your Personal Statement

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